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Topic: Future Hardware

Potential reference to new Mac Pro found in OS X El Capitan code

11/02/2015, 06:11 pm

Apple could be nearing release of an expected Mac Pro refresh, as code buried in the latest version of Apple's OS X 10.11 El Capitan references an unknown Mac model with boosted specs and hardware not found in shipping machines.

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Rumor: Samsung now supplying OLED displays for Apple Watch, Apple sampling OLED for future iPhones

10/27/2015, 09:10 am

Apple is said to have begun diversifying its Apple Watch supply chain, bringing Samsung into the fold for its low-power OLED panels, and potentially paving the way for a next-generation iPhone with an OLED panel, according to a new supply chain rumor.

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Electric motorcycle startup shutters after losing top talent to Apple

10/19/2015, 08:10 am

Apple's anticipated automotive project has led the company to recruit talent from competing companies both big and small. But its wooing of top-level engineers from a San Francisco-based electric vehicle startup is said to have been so significant, it caused that company to close its doors earlier this year.

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Magic Trackpad 2, Magic Mouse 2 & Magic Keyboard revealed in Apple's OS X 10.11.1 beta

10/08/2015, 10:10 am

Configuration files in Apple's latest beta of OS X 10.11.1 reveal a trio of new hardware updates likely to arrive soon: a new Magic Trackpad 2 and Magic Mouse 2, plus a Magic Keyboard.

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Apple's 21.5-inch iMac with 4K Retina display rumored to launch next week

10/06/2015, 01:10 pm

Apple's all-in-one iMac desktop lineup could be expanded as soon as next week, with a new high-resolution 21.5-inch model with 4K Retina display reportedly set to launch soon.

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Rumor: 'iPhone 7' might be waterproof, feature newly designed non-metal chassis

09/27/2015, 11:09 pm

A set of rumors out of the Far East on Sunday claims Apple is well into the prototyping phase of its next-generation handset, with current test models incorporating a waterproof design that could be applied to a non-metal frame.

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Apple concept describes optically-based docking mechanism with wearables in mind

09/24/2015, 11:09 am

Apple may be exploring the possibility of docking two devices using optical transmitters, rather than plugged-in connectors, a proposed invention from the company reveals.

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Former GM exec pans rumored 'Apple Car' sight unseen, calls it 'a gigantic money pit'

09/22/2015, 10:09 am

Despite having no apparent personal knowledge of an Apple-built electric car, former General Motors vice chairman Bob Lutz proclaimed this week that shareholders should be "very upset" that Apple may be eyeing an entrance into the automotive business.

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Apple has target ship date of 2019 for electric car project, but it won't be self driving - report

09/21/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple and its "Project Titan" team are reportedly reportedly working feverishly toward a planned 2019 launch of an electric vehicle, but the first model apparently will not be a self driving car.

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Self-driving Apple car may be 'almost ready for public view' following talks with California DMV - report

09/18/2015, 08:09 am

California laws and regulations for self-driving cars may force Apple's "Project Titan" out of the shadows and into the public view, and sooner than some may have expected, according to a new report.

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Apple's 'Project Titan' car faces manufacturing roadblocks, could necessitate partnership

09/15/2015, 10:09 am

With an internal goal of 2020 to begin building its own car, Apple faces a number of roadblocks in automotive manufacturing, which could lead it to partnering with another company in its vehicular venture, a source has indicated to AppleInsider.

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Apple's 'Project Titan' car initiative negatively impacting Tesla's product development, source says

09/14/2015, 02:09 pm

The number of Tesla employees leaving the electric carmaker for positions in Apple's own vehicle group is beginning to affect Tesla's future product roadmap, AppleInsider has learned.

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New BMW CEO still willing to talk with tech firms like Apple, hints at manufacturing partnership

09/14/2015, 09:09 am

BMW's newly-installed CEO, Harald Krueger, remains as interested in his predecessor in partnerships with Apple and other tech firms, reports said on Monday.

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Rumor: Apple's 21.5-inch iMac with 4K display now in production

09/10/2015, 01:09 am

A rumor out of the Far East on Thursday claims Apple suppliers in Taiwan started producing next-generation 21.5-inch iMacs with 4K Retina displays early this month ahead of a rumored release date in November.

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Gaming reaffirmed as central tentpole of Apple TV revamp - report

09/06/2015, 09:09 pm

When Apple executives take the stage on Wednesday to unveil the latest rendition of the company's set-top streamer, the pitch will reportedly revolve around the device's capabilities for living room gaming and could put Apple in direct competition with traditional industry powers like Nintendo.

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Rumor: Apple to launch 21.5-inch iMac with 4K Retina display in October

09/03/2015, 01:09 pm

Apple's iMac lineup will gain a smaller 21.5-inch model with a 4K-resolution Retina display in the coming months, likely at the company's annual October media event, a new report claims.

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Apple shows continued interest in fuel cell-powered devices with weeklong battery life

09/03/2015, 10:09 am

Apple has showed continued interest in using hydrogen fuel cell technology to power its portable devices, echoing a functional iPhone 6 powered by hydrogen that was showcased just last week.

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New iMac displays said to improve color saturation via LED phosphor, sales could reach 1M this quarter

09/03/2015, 08:09 am

Apple is soon expected to debut new models of its all-in-one iMac lineup with improved displays --an upgrade that one analyst has predicted will drive sales this quarter to 1 million units.

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Intel announces Skylake processor lineup with new Core M subfamilies, speed & graphics boosts

09/01/2015, 11:09 pm

After months of waiting, Intel on Tuesday officially revealed a bulk of its 6th generation Core processor lineup, with special attention paid to laptops, offering a look at what Apple will likely use in forthcoming MacBook updates.

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Apple's latest Project Titan hires include staff from diverse automotive backgrounds

09/01/2015, 05:09 pm

In recent weeks Apple has continued to hire more people likely working on Project Titan, its secretive automotive effort, profiles discovered on LinkedIn suggest.

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